Laurel Leaf Willow is a round-shaped tree with attractive dark green leaves.
This cold hardy tree can withstand bitter winters and still put on lots of growth every summer. Laurel Leaf Willow prefers moist to wet ground and full sun, though it can tolerate partial shade too. This species is also known as one of the more salt-tolerant species for those with saline soils.
All willow are important to native pollinators each spring as they have higher amounts of pollen and nectar early each growing season when other food sources are scarce.
Zone: 2b Height: 15 m (49 ft) Spread: 8 m (25 ft) Moisture: normal, wet Light: partial shade, full sun Fuzz/fluff: yes Catkins: yes Growth rate: fast Life span: medium Maintenance: low Suckering: medium Pollution tolerance: high
In row spacing: 2.4 - 3 m (8 - 10 ft) Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Other names: bay willow, bay-leaf willow, laurel willow